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Traffic along a stretch of Celebrity Drive between Eagle Drive and Commerce Street in north Ruston is flowing again now that a $750,000 road revamp project is done. City officials, along with business representatives, cut a ribbon officially re-opened the roadway Wednesday. They say the upgrades will not only enhance safety but also improve transportation. “It’s taking one of the main economic thoroughfares and putting it in good shape,” Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said about the project. Celebrity Drive helps connect the area between the I-20 north service road and state Highway 33. The...

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07/06/2016
Ruston police continue to round up suspects in a rash of citywide car burglaries and the theft of at least three vehicles. So far, two adults — Dontravious Reshard Holland, 19, of Ruston, and...
07/05/2016
Ruston residents need not fear a local outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, but they should be on guard against conditions that allow other disease-carrying mosquitoes to multiply. That’s the...
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07/05/2016
Temple Baptist Church held its 19th annual patriotic celebration Sunday evening. A large crowd gathered on the ground of the church to “Heal Our Land” through song and a fireworks display. Wayne...
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07/05/2016
Lincoln High School recently held a reunion for all classes which included a parade. Above, Beverly Levingston and her brother, Harry Levingston wave at passing float. Below, Grand Marshal Robert...
07/02/2016
Ruston police have made five arrests that they hope will begin to quell a string of under-carport thefts happening citywide. “As we speak, we are writing affidavits for more arrests,” Ruston Police...
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07/02/2016
A large crowd gathered Friday morning at the Lincoln Parish Safety Complex as members of the Lincoln parish Sheriff’s Office were re-sworn to office. Family and friends watched as several groups of...
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07/02/2016
Temple Baptist Church will try to “Heal Our Land” with the help of a standout singer-songwriter with local ties as it holds its 19th annual patriotic celebration starting at 7:30 p.m. today with...
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07/02/2016
To be Miss Louisiana, it takes more than just a pretty face, and Justine Ker, the newly crowned winner of the pageant, has the brains and inspirational quality to earn her title. The Ruston native —...
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07/02/2016
JPS Ford officially broke ground recently on its new dealership property on Gap Farm Road in Arcadia. The Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Arcadia Mayor’s Office, along with family and...
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07/02/2016
HOUSTON — EY announced recently that Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group, one of the largest independent southern wealth management firms, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016...